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5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury By Starzec Jennifer, Hammer Sarah Todd
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"5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury" is the true story of Jen, a runner, and Sarah Todd, a dancer, and their journey with Transverse Myelitis, a neurological disorder of the spinal cord... More > that causes paralysis and more.< Less
Working 2 Walk 2012 By Kate Willette
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The Working2Walk symposium began in 2005 as a heartfelt response to the sudden death of Christopher Reeve. Since that first gathering of the wheelchair tribes in Washington, DC, this annual gathering... More > has become a vital component in the fight to cure paralysis. This book describes what happened when we gathered in Irvine, California in November 2012. (Perfect binding)< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Some Things Are Unbreakable By Kate Willette
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Kate Willette enters a nightmare when she learns of her husband’s near-fatal accident on a snowy mountainside. Her graceful account of the first year in this new reality is so vivid that the... More > reader hears the clocks ticking. This is a story of unwavering love and loyalty, of faith brutally tested, and of outcomes possible only when luck, deep courage, and advanced medical technology combine. Humor, honesty, and flawless writing make this book a must-read.< Less
The Simplicity Of Life By Cisco Fernandes
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These are the memoirs of Cisco Fernandes. He dove into a swimming pool on June 17, 2000 and broke his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. Although his body was broken, his spirit soared. The Simplicity... More > Of Life is the observations, feelings and occurances that this disability has shown him. When life slows down, you realize the simple things in life are all that truly matter. Through this compelling and intimate story you learn of the struggles after a tragic accident and the triumph over disability. When the smoke clears you can see a true love story full of hope and the ability to see......................... The Simplicity Of Life.< Less
The Simplicity Of Life By Cisco Fernandes
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These are the memoirs of Cisco Fernandes. He dove into a swimming pool on June 17, 2000 and broke his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. Although his body was broken, his spirit soared. The Simplicity... More > Of Life is the observations, feelings and occurances that this disability has shown him. When life slows down, you realize the simple things in life are all that truly matter. Through this compelling and intimate story you learn of the struggles after a tragic accident and the triumph over disability. When the smoke clears you can see a true love story full of hope and the ability to see......................... The Simplicity Of Life.< Less
DisAbility Fitness By Devon Palermo
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Too often the focus is placed on the disability and not the ability of the person. Just because you are living with a disability does not mean that you cannot live a healthy lifestyle, workout, or... More > participate in sports. You can and should prove everyone wrong and show them that you're dedicated to improving you. Adaptive Fitness Specialist Devon Palermo has put together a comprehensive resource guide targeting self assessment, nutrition, program design, and functional adaptive exercises designed to motivate you, inspire you, and educate you to begin to increase your fitness and improve your overall health and well being. How can I improve my function? Check out the assessment form for the chapter that applies to you and begin working on the exercises designed to improve those functions, use the workout logs to track your progress. Keep fighting and Never. Give. Up!< Less
Treatment of Choice By Mary King
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Dr. Lauren McFadden and her physical therapist husband Bryan leave their prestigious careers at St. Michael's Rehabilitation Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, after a final falling-out with the... More > chief administrator. The couple seizes the opportunity, starting with their new home in Lenox, in the Berkshire Hills. They’re ready to open the doors of the wheelchair accessible estate to homeless and profoundly disabled young people who need rehab. Bryan and Lauren soon discover, however, that it's going to take much more than physical and occupational therapy to repair the lives of Adam, Devon and Philip. The boys settle into their new surroundings, but then life tosses in another challenge—the college student hired to help around the house becomes the victim of a hate crime and is now a patient. Will the boys still accept Buddy when they find out he's gay? And when Noah is hired, can he manage the challenges of caring for young people whose lives have been turned upside down by traumatic injury?< Less
Treatment of Choice By Mary King
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Dr. Lauren McFadden and her physical therapist husband Bryan leave their prestigious careers at St. Michael's Rehabilitation Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, after a final falling-out with the... More > chief administrator. The couple seizes the opportunity, starting with their new home in Lenox, in the Berkshire Hills. They’re ready to open the doors of the wheelchair accessible estate to homeless and profoundly disabled young people who need rehab. Bryan and Lauren soon discover, however, that it's going to take much more than physical and occupational therapy to repair the lives of Adam, Devon and Philip. The boys settle into their new surroundings, but then life tosses in another challenge—the college student hired to help around the house becomes the victim of a hate crime—is severely beaten—and is now a patient at the estate. Will the boys still accept Buddy when they find out he's gay? And when Noah is hired, can he move beyond his own scarred past and adjust to his new career as a therapist?< Less